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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Title(s) as Introduced

No Congressional Gun Loophole Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/28/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
12/29/2020Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/28/2020Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/28/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 12/28/2020
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 12/28/2020
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 12/28/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Transportation and Infrastructure12/28/2020 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management12/29/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/28/2020)

No Congressional Gun Loophole Act

This bill prohibits the Capitol Police Board from allowing Members of Congress or their staff to carry firearms on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol or in its buildings. Members and their staff may store firearms in their cars in Capitol complex garages if their possession complies with the firearms laws of the District of Columbia and the firearms are locked with gun locks while on the complex.

Current board regulations allow Members of Congress to keep firearms in their offices; the regulations also allow Members and their staff to transport unloaded and securely wrapped firearms within the Capitol grounds. Firearms are prohibited inside the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, as well as in adjacent lobbies and cloakrooms, the galleries, the Marble Room of the Senate, and the Rayburn Room of the House, unless approved by the Sergeants at Arms for security purposes.